News Archives

Monday

April 6, 2009 11:23 am

Military doctor discusses ethics and careers

Doctor and retired U.S. Army Col. Dave Lounsbury ’72 shares his experience in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Thursday

April 2, 2009 11:35 am

Pulitzer-winning novelist Diaz speaks in Multicultural Center event

Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Junot Díaz welcomed to campus.

Wednesday

April 1, 2009 12:35 pm

Images at Bates: April 2009

See an April slide show of life at Bates. [More...]

Tuesday

March 17, 2009 4:32 pm

Lavina Shankar discusses 'dogs and their humans'

Professor of English Lavina Shankar was inspired by the loss of her beloved pet German shepherd to cancer three years ago to create a course using literature as a lens through which to examine the unique relationship between canines and humans. She’s giving a talk about “dogs and their humans” on Thursday, March 19.

Friday

March 13, 2009 5:24 pm

Bates novice debaters triumph at Stanford tournament

First-year Bates students Colin Etnire of San Francisco and his partner Ian Mahmud of Milton, Mass., defeated a team from Yale University to win the novice division of the 2009 Stanford University Parliamentary Debate Tournament, held March 6 and 7 in Palo Alto, Calif.

Tuesday

March 10, 2009 12:52 pm

Fly through the woods on skis

Bates plays host to the NCAA Skiing Championships, March 11-14. See a video preview of the Black Mountain Nordic course produced by H. Lincoln Benedict ’09

Tuesday

March 10, 2009 12:44 pm

Hurtle down a giant slalom course

Welcoming the best collegiate skiers in the nation, Bates College plays host to the 2009 NCAA Skiing Championships March 11-14 at its two home venues: Sunday River in Bethel, Maine (alpine) and Black Mountain in Rumford, Maine (Nordic).

Friday

March 6, 2009 12:04 pm

One way to stay warm

Marylyn Scott, director of multicultural recruitment and associate dean for student transition, keeps warm with a tumbler of hot tea.

Sunday

March 1, 2009 12:13 pm

They Came, They Bought

Josh Holdeman ’93, international director of 20th-century art for Christie’s, talks to clients during bidding. Holdeman and his team oversaw the sale Icons of Glamour and Style: The Constantiner Collection in December 16-17, 2008, which acheived a record total — more than $7 million — for a single owner Christie’s sale dedicated to photographs.

Sunday

March 1, 2009 10:38 am

An international affair

Svitlana Orekhova ’09 of Donetskaya Oblast, Ukraine, poses for photographer Louisa Demmitt ’00 during the annual International Dinner. For the dinner, students prepare dishes from their homelands, often from family recipes passed down through the years.